https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iy7q1ZcWw9I Turtleneck and scarf season will be over soon and so will our perfect cover ups for those pesky double chins. Submental fullness (AKA the double chin) is not a good look for anyone. We’ve all caught that bad angle in a picture and thought where on earth did that chin come from?! Submental fullness …Read More
MidAmerica Plastic Surgery: Ryan Diederich, MD
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Glen Carbon, IL 62034
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Category Archives: Education
As “Plastic Surgery ‘The meeting’” comes to a close, I reflect on my time here. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons hosts an annual meeting for board-certified and board eligible plastic surgeons as well as their residents, fellows, and support staff. The program is a wonderful opportunity to network with some of the brightest minds …Read More
No one likes to hear it, but when it comes to sun protection, there's a good chance you're doing it wrong. I hear from patients often that things were a lot different “back in the day.” A time before airbags, nutrition labeling, Surgeon General warnings, and unfortunately before anyone knew what ultraviolet rays were. No …Read More
Happy Summer! After becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2013, I joined Dr. Diederich at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery. I chose a career in treating skin cancer because it is something I have been passionate about since high school. When my mother had squamous cell carcinoma removed off her arm and was unhappy with the way …Read More
Absolutely nothing is more important to me than the safety of my plastic surgery patients. I routinely see prospective breast augmentation patients from St. Louis, as well as communities right here in Illinois, and it's imperative that I demonstrate that I'm worthy of their trust. In the interest of transparency, I want to use this …Read More
Staff training day at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery. Never stop learning!Read More
Dr. Diederich is back from the Plastic Surgery Global Education Alliance meeting where he and his colleagues shared their insight and experience. It was a great meeting and it’s through this collaborative effort that we continue to provide exceptional patient care.Read More
Chicago Education: Always looking to improve, some of our staff spent a few days in Chicago taking an outside look at our customer service and patient care. Everyone at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery is committed to providing an exceptional experience with the comfort and compassion you deserve.Read More
Our Nurse Practitioner, Laura, spent the week learning more about skin. What better place for this education than “The happiest place on earth!”Read More
Dr. Ryan Diederich was at Paramount Studios on December 19, 2014 filming for “The Doctors”. Dr. Diederich stated, “I am Very thankful for this opportunity! The emotion and energy on set is incredible and contagious”. During the episode which aired on Tuesday January 27, 2015, a guest of the show reveals her personal transformation having lost …Read More